Aquavit Guest House
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- Continental Breakfast
- Non-smoking hotel
- High-speed internet in room
- Swimming pool
- Outdoor pool
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Travel Blogs from Plettenberg Bay
... jumping-sites -479316). Plus, it’s along the Garden Route – we had to drive cross the very same bridge on the way to Port Elizabeth from Cape Town. So we really had no excuse. Other than the fact that accidents do happen, of course.
It started out as mild anxiety that got progressively worse. We were making our way to the bridge from the lodge we were staying at nearby. The palpitations began when ...
... was heard to say "oh my god, they're big". He obviously thought we were taking cubs for a walk but these were fully grown cheetahs!
We were show how to hold the lead loosely with no tension as otherwise the cheetahs will instinctively pull away. We took two cheetahs with us - Duma and Zeus. Duma was used to the walking environment but Zeus was being trained so was more temperamental.
We set off....You have to walk at the ...
... to participate, though that didn't detract from our overall experience at Tenikwa.
They do some pretty amazing work here, and the staff's love of animals is evident, even though I'm sure it is difficult and largely thankless work. At least people can show a bit of their appreciation by visiting this very special and unique attraction, with the entrance fees going towards a very worthwhile cause. Maybe you'll even be rewarded by spending some quality time with Badgie! ...
... hot. We are having a lazy day until the Baz Bus arrives.We got pretty bored and decided to sit on a bench at the back of the farm and admire the view. Next thing we hear is the baboon "shout" that we now fear so much! (The only way to describe it is a middle aged Cockney man shouting "OI" aggressively) We look around and there are 2 baboons inside the farm gate a stones throw away from us! They were big. We were quite far away from anyone else and our exit ...
... Wilderness and we took full advantage of having a bar in walking distance.
We've downgraded our accommodation sightly; after the glamour of the Pink Lodge we are, once again in a hostel. But that isn't without it's charm and we spent the evening sat around the Braai chatting with folks from around the worlds - lubricated with delicious bottle of South African White.